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Premier Ngirente Holds Talks with World Bank Group1 Executive Director

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Dr. Floribert Ngaruko, the Executive Director at the World Bank Group, on Thursday held discussions with Rwanda’s Prime Minister Dr. Ngirente at his office in the capital Kigali.

However, details of their discussion have not been mentioned by the Prime Ministers office.

Dr. Floribert Ngaruko a Burundian national represents 22 African countries including Rwanda.

He was appointed as the new Executive Director of the World Bank’s Group 1 Africa at the 2022 Annual Meeting held, October 13, 2022 in Washington DC. He is serving as the group’s administrator for a two-year term.

Before his appointment, Ngaruko, had been serving as the Alternate Executive Director for Africa Group I (Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe) at the World Bank Group, Washington, DC since November 2020.

According to his profile, has 20 year-long exposure to development management in three of the most influential regional and international institutions that have the greatest engagement in capacity development in Africa.

He has held various high-level positions at The World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) from 2002-2004.

He also worked at The African Capacity Building Foundation—ACBF from 2004-2009.

Recently, he was working at The African Development Bank from 2009-2020.

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